MSI teases two upcoming Z270 motherboards
Published in Motherboards


The Z270 SLI Plus and Z270 SLI

MSI has teased two upcoming motherboards that will be based on Intel's new Z270 Express chipset and bring certain new features and improvements, the MSI Z270 SLI Plus and the Z270 SLI.

Intel’s Puma 6 chip-set falls asleep
Published in Processors


Serious latency problems


One of the world’s most popular chipsets for gigabit broadband modems, Intel's Puma 6 chipset, suffers from at latency jitter so bad it ruins online gaming and other real-time connections.

Nvidia to release an updated GTX 1060
Published in Graphics


Same GPU as the 1070 and 1080


Nvidia is about to release a new card with the same GPU as the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080.

Fitbit is the king of wearables
Published in News


Apple fails miserably, despite cuckoo press stories 


You might not be aware of it, because the Tame Apple Press is going on an offensive, but Apple is losing the wearable’s market to Fitbit.

The Galaxy Note was a flawed design
Published in Mobiles


Putting 50 pounds of mud in a five-pound bag


It seems that the Galaxy Note caught fire because it had the same problem as Dolly Parton at an award’s ceremony. If you stick 50 pounds of mud in a five-pound bag you are going to get a flaming wardrobe malfunction.

Apple set to dump Intel modems
Published in Mobiles


The experiment did not work

The fruity cargo-cult Apple is rumoured to be having second thoughts about its relationship with Intel and is starting to regret its decision to install Intel modems in half its iPhone 7s.

Netflix saves bandwidth with VP9
Published in Graphics


Helping offline viewing mode


Netflix has started its offline viewing mode but is using VP9 to make sure that bandwidth demands do not break the internet.

Panasonic comes up with an OLED alternative
Published in Graphics

IPS Liquid Crystal Panel

While the industry is falling over itself to try and get an OLED panel made cheap enough to make a profit, Panasonic has come up with rival tech.

Nvidia releases new Geforce 376.19 Game Ready drivers
Published in Graphics


Optimizations for Oculus Touch launch titles

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 376.19 Game Ready drivers which bring all the necessary optimizations for Oculus Touch launch titles as well as a couple of other improvements and fixes.

Samsung CFG70 series Quantum Dot monitors now available
Published in News


Coming in 24-inch and 27-inch sizes

Samsung's new CFG70 series curved Quantum Dot monitors are now available in Europe, starting at around €380 for the 24-inch and €490 for the 27-inch model.